my ford focus start but don't keep working don't link with the motor


Asked by Sep 04, 2013 at 09:54 PM about the Ford Focus

Question type: General

my car has a problem the battery is good, the start motor is good ,I change a fuse I change the gas pump, filter and still has a problem that make the noise that will start working but don't link with the motor. could you help me please

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sounds to me like you need a new starter solenoid~

...also sounds like you do not have a NEW battery...after five years will lay waste to your alternator...the Black Cable ....the other end which connects to the chassis ground needs to be scrubbed with a coarse wire brush...disassemble this ground connection to the frame...wirebrush the frame...wirebrush the lug and re-assemble them to assure 300 cold cranking amps potential and good chassis ground that does not vary in terms of available amperage and varying voltages~


Thank you Judge_roy I told the mechanic and he said that could be if the car don't have spark but this have is him wrong?. Do you have any other suggestion. Thank you very nuch.

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...well yes, I was on vacation for ten days, but sounds like the ignition is not getting energized.....will search for an ignition relay for your car...else a defective ignition switch may do this as well...coil...fuse?~

...alright they call it a "starter motor relay", but this might be the thing~

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